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Tag: Louisiana Accident Attorney

Lake Pontchartrain Gas Platform Explosion Injures Workers

A Lake Pontchartrain gas platform explosion on October 15, 2017 sent several workers to the hospital with a variety of injuries. The cause of the explosion is not known at this time but early reports indicate that workers were cleaning the platform at the time of the explosion. As of the writing of this post, one worker

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Stacking Multiple Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Policies in Louisiana

Imagine that you are badly injured in an auto accident and, as is often the case, the other driver only has a minimum insurance policy. This means that you will only be able to recover up to $15,000 for your injuries. However, if you were prepared for this situation and made the wise decision to

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Hit and Run Bicycle Accidents

With the recent addition of the multi-million dollar Lafitte Greenway (not to mention the miles and miles of previously created bike lanes), New Orleans continues to become a more bike friendly city. In fact, Forbes ranked New Orleans as one of the top 20 most bike friendly cities in the United States, which is quite

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UM Tenders in Louisiana

In addition to liability coverage, insurance companies will also offer coverage for accidents with uninsured or underinsured drivers. Some states differentiate between uninsured motorist coverage (protects against accidents with drivers who don’t have any insurance) and underinsured motorist coverage (protects against accidents with drivers who don’t have enough insurance). Louisiana, however, doesn’t make this distinction and treats the two

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Have You Been Injured in a Passenger Accident?

The typical car accident scenario involves the driver of one car being injured by the driver of another car. However, this is not always the case. Sometimes passengers are also injured in auto accidents. While this seems like it should be fairly straightforward, it can actually get pretty complicated when trying to figure out who should be

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Airbnb and Uber Liability Issues

Several companies have capitalized on technology, particularly the widespread use of smart phones, to connect consumers with services. For example, Uber essentially turns every vehicle owner into a cab driver by using its app to connect them to consumers needing rides. Similarly, Airbnb has allowed property owners to turn their homes into hotels by simply providing

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